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ATM ripped from bank wall using digger in early morning raid

The machine was discovered a short distance away soon afterwards.

Updated at 11.19pm

A DIGGER WAS used to rip an ATM from the wall of a Sligo bank in the early hours of this morning.

The raid on a branch of Bank of Ireland in Tubbercurry occurred at 5.30am, just 200 metres from the local Garda station.

The machine was discovered soon afterwards, having been removed from the area using a van.

It was found 20km from the town in Coolaney.

Both scenes have been sealed off for a forensic examination.

ATM ripped from bank wall using digger in early morning raid
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    The scene of the robbery.Source: James Brett via Twitter
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    The scene of the robbery.Source: James Brett via Twitter
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    The ATM machine as seen on Google Street View.Source: Screenshot via Google Maps
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    The digger used in the robbery.Source: Phil Neary
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    Source: Phil Neary

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